Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Supplies Curtailed by Lower Carryover Stocks

🕔Oct 17, 2017Compared to the prior estimate, sown soybean acreage for 2017/18 is estimated up 694,000 acres to a record 90.2 million. Even with the higher acreage, USDA’s October Crop Production report […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Looming Soybean Supplies May Propel Export Surge

🕔Aug 15, 2017USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service published its first survey-based forecast of the 2017/18 U.S. soybean yield this month at 49.4 bushels per acre. USDA forecasts the 2017/18 harvest at 4.381 […]

Nebraska: UNL Researchers Work to Get More Oil, Less Starch from the Crop

🕔Jul 24, 2017As members of a new federally funded bioenergy research center, two Nebraska plant scientists plan to spend the next five years working to expand the oil-producing capability of the sorghum […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Less Burdensome Soybean Stocks Support Prices

🕔Jul 14, 2017U.S. soybean planted acreage in 2017/18 totaled an all-time high 89.5 million acres, virtually unchanged from farmers’ intended planting in March. With the soybean yield forecast unchanged, a higher estimate […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Big South American Crops Pressure U.S. Soy Meal

🕔Jun 13, 2017USDA lowers its forecast of the 2016/17 soybean crush by 15 million bushels this month to 1.91 billion due to lackluster domestic demand for soybean meal. USDA lowered its 2016/17 […]

Oil Crops: Higher Foreign Supplies To Weigh on U.S. Export Demand

🕔Mar 13, 2017Based on accelerating foreign competition, USDA trimmed its 2016/17 forecast of U.S. soybean exports by 25 million bushels this month to 2.025 billion. In contrast, strong year-to-date use prompted an […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Price Level Sustained by Steady Demand

🕔Feb 14, 2017USDA’s 2016/17 forecast of the domestic soybean crush is unchanged at 1.93 billion bushels. Forecasts of domestic and export demand for soybean meal and soybean oil are also unchanged. The […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Upward Surge in Soybean Oil Prices Continues

🕔Dec 13, 2016The USDA forecast of 2016/17 season-ending soybean stocks remains at 480 million bushels due to unchanged forecasts of production, exports, and crush. The U.S. average soybean farm price for 2016/17 […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Modest Soy Meal Exports Temper Crushing Gains

🕔Nov 14, 2016USDA’s November Crop Production report indicated this year’s soybean yield at a record 52.5 bushels per acre, up from last month’s forecast at 51.4 bushels. As a consequence, 2016/17 soybean […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Record Acreage, Yields Swell U.S. Soybean Production

🕔Aug 19, 2016In its August Crop Production report, USDA confirmed the favorable impact of summer weather on soybeans with a U.S. average yield forecast for 2016/17 at 48.9 bushels per acre. The […]

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